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obama as his motorcade step 5. his destination was this a great environmental science class of parkville middle school. -- this 8th grade science class. he went to get look at the science technology engineering and math programs. >> to been to start out by taking class's in each of four subjects from applied engineering to environmental science gradually focusing on one subject over the next couple of years. >> the president says he wants to model the programs like the one here at parkville across the nation. that is welcome news where the county school superintendent. >> this validates when we have been doing here in the baltimore county with regards to paring -- preparing students in stem education. >> first of all, the kids say hi. michelle says hi. happy valentine's day. have you guys been exchanging valentines? >> 6:00, more from the president and from some of the student team met today. by that parkville middle school, tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the president is calling for a 20 toller billion increase in education funding. -- $20 billion increase. republicans pounced calling
in cairo where thousands of egyptians continue to celebrate. this afternoon, president obama hailed the revolution, the people of egypt has spoken and the country will never be the same. he said the nation's fight for democracy is not yet over. >> but this is not the end of egypt's transition. it is the beginning. i am sure there will be difficult days ahead, and many questions remain unanswered. but i am confident that the people of egypt can find the answers, and do so peacefully, constructively, and in the spirit of unity that has defined these last few weeks. >> it is not just in cairo and across egypt, people all across the world have been watching this revolution unfold, including egyptians who were living here in maryland now. gary sims continues our team coverage live from woodlawn. >> we are at the islamic society of baltimore. we found egyptian americans who were very happy with what happened and very proud of what has happened. not only here at the islamic society but throughout the area. we also felt people who have been joining in on the celebration who are from other c
, but that is not what they heard. >> he gave president -- of power to the vice-president. >> earlier, president obama said he was following the developments and pledged the u.s. will do all it can to support an orderly and genuine transition to democracy. >> what is absolutely clear is that we are witnessing history unfold. it is a moment of transformation that is taking place because the fuel of egypt are calling for change. >> the military announced on state tv that it has stepped in to secure the country and promised protesters that their demands will be met. in washington, the cia director told the house intelligence committee the developments in egypt will have a tremendous impact. >> if it is done right, it will help us a great deal in trying to promote stability in that part of the world. if it happens wrong, it could create serious problems for us and for the rest of the world. >> president obama watch mubarak's speech aboard air force one and called for a security meeting at the white house. >> thousands of you received our breaking e-mail alert this afternoon telling you of the live video o
a lot. >> we are taking to president barack obama. he is speaking about the situation in egypt. >> we are doing everything we can to protect american citizens. that is my highest priority. in libya, we have urged a people to leave the country. the state department is assisting those in need of support. meanwhile, all americans should give thanks for the heroic work that is being done by our foreign service officers. they represent the best of our country and its values. throughout this period of unrest and the people across the region, the united states has maintained a set of core principles which guide our approach. these principles apply to the situation in libya. we strongly condemned the use of violence in libya. the american people extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of all the weapon killed and injured. the suffering and bloodshed is outrageous and unacceptable. further punish the people of libya. his actions violate international norms and every standard of common decency. this violence must stop. the united states also supports the universal right to
and rebels are vowing to march to tripoli. -- libyan rebels are vowing to march to tripoli. president obama is putting more pressure on gaddafi. he called u.s. allies, the french president who said the dictator has to leave. >> puk prime minister sent a warning about war crimes. >> the world is watching you and the world will hold you to account. >> his assets could be frozen, he could be banned from travel, and put on trial for killing peaceful protesters. those are some of the options under discussion at the u.n. and being weighed by president obama. an arab dictator is trying to hang on. there will be american sanctions, multi nations sanctions, and possible u.n. action. a possible push against gaddafi and the possibility of military action. >> because of all of the unrest in the middle east, gas prices increased overnight and they will keep rising. how some retailers are helping to ease the pain at the pump. >> anyone who has experience menopause says that off classes are not fun. how your home once could help your heart. -- anyone who has experienced menopause says that hot flashes are
. >> president obama is expected to unveil this proposal and that republican plan should make it to the house floor. a successful bill is needed to fund the government passed march 4th. >> ebay is offering top dollar for self phones. >> lindsay lohan back in court. we will have more on the claims that could have her back in jail. >> a maryland teacher is in serious trouble, accused of abusing first grade students. a closer look at the allegations that include kicking and scratching. >> maryland schools are leading the way when it comes to academic improvement. that story is n this week, make pasta night more exciting for your family with a little help from the italian sausage experts: try... since 1945, this delicious italian sausage has been made with only the most premium cuts of pork and unique blends of quality herbs and spices you can actually see. and the taste? why not let the empty plates speak for themselves. make pasta night a weekly dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >> a montgomery co
morning. >> a win for president obama and an embarrassment for john boehner, the house voted to cut funding for a controversial pentagon program. the political warfare range from somber to silly. >> the spending by range from the wild blue yonder to all wild blue art work. >> republicans have tilted the of bigsacales in favor oil. to go republicans would slash the budget of the epa by a third. federal spending by light rail was rejected today by florida's republican governor to make a point. republicans would eliminate family planning grants and cut aid to disadvantaged schools. democrats call that reckless. >> the house republican spending measures has the ability to create jobs and would roll back investments in may american non- competitive in the future. >> the fight is not all perks. some insist on alternative engines for the new f35 engine. even though secretary gates said no thanks. this the engine is made in indiana and ohio. the house voted to kill funding. saving $450 million this year. many freshmen republicans, a lot of them backed by the tea party proved they will vote
posted a reminder on youtube. it is the second anniversary of the obama stimulus plan. the debt is increase in unemployment is still over 9%. the president said the stimulus work. >> we are now growing again. we have seen 1.3 million jobs added to the private sector since i've been president. >> meanwhile, the clock is ticking. two weeks until a potential government shutdown. boehner agreed to short-term funding. >> a government shutdown would be disaster for our nation and our economy. >> and now he is resorting to threats to do just that without any negotiations. >> but the speaker says no deal unless the segment -- senate democrats and president obama agree to spending cuts. >> it is a game of chicken right up until march 4 when government funding runs out. >> an unseasonably mild weather pattern covering not only the mid-atlantic, but most of the nation. the goal has retreated 4 to our north and west. northern rockies up into southwestern canada is where the cold is now. 75 in kansas city. 65 in the cincinnati area. 67 at b.w.i. marshall after touching 71 earlier. it will be
-term spending bill. president obama is agreeing to $4 billion in spending cuts in that bill. >> everybody should be prepared to give up something in order to solve our budget challenges. >> he was speaking to state governors drowning in red ink, a budget crisis symbolized by the showdown in wisconsin. protesters are still at the state capital, with public employees unions now saying they're willing to negotiate pay cuts. wisconsin's republican governor is refusing, saying he wants to force unions to take cuts and to give up their bargaining rights to cut costs, and scott walker says, to make history. >> i know that collective bargaining has a cost and when i'm cutting more than $1 billion in aid to local governments in this next year's budget, need to do what no other governor is doing across the country. >> i do not think it does anybody any good when public employees are denigrated or vilified. or if their rights are infringed upon. >> but mr. obama is offering a compromise on another hot button issue. did you think obama health-care costs your state too much, he said, design your own plan to
. we are through a wind advisory. >> we will see you in a bit. president barack obama said that oil prices will stabilize when libya does. he is resisting pressure from slaughtering libyan rebels. >> war in libya. had >> [unintelligible] >> we are dying for freedom. >> lydia's capital is controlled by omar guddafi. they said al qaeda is putting drinks in the -- and drugs and the drinks of protesters. -- putting drugs in the drinks of protesters. some italians did fly to safety. hundreds of americans were waiting for better weather to leave. >> [inaudible] >> he is consulting with allies over what more to do to make libyans safer. economic sanctions, or a no-fly zone. not unilateral american action. the democratic ally was critical. as the world watches, the u.s. president struggling over the next move. >> senior aides say that president obama will not take long to decide what the u.s. and its allies will do about libya. >> as the crisis continues, gas prices keep rising. the average price is now $3.16 a gallon, up 3 cents from yesterday. 50 cents more than last year. you expect indu
that the obama administration is trying to pressure egypt and is talking about a much more gradual process of transition, that will take months, not days or weeks. the obama administration is refusing to endorse protesters' demands that president mubarak will immediately step down. instead, he will be any more of a caretaker role in this process for the country. >> it is a process that has to include a series of steps that have to be taken, and the series of things that have to be negotiated with a broad section of the opposition parties. >> the situation on the streets, however, remains much more volatile. thousands of demonstrators are still camped out in downtown cairo. they want president mubarak -- president mubarak to leave and said they do not trust any kind of gradual reform. they say unless mubarak leaves, this reform process will not happen and the demonstrators, still in the thousands, do have the ability to lock down central cairo, although areas outside the city have gone back to a sense of normal life. >> speaking of which, one sense that the government is trying to get back
world is watching, president obama renewed his demand for a political transition in egypt to begin now. he condemned attacks on journalists and human rights activist but did not blame the mubarak regime. >> as night fell, protesters stood their ground in cairo's tahrir square, insisting they will not leave until president hosni mubarak does. questions over whether the white house is also in the middle of the unrest, amid reports the u.s. is engaging in high-level secret talks to urge transition. >> we are consulting widely within egypt and within the international community to convey our strong belief that a successful and orderly transition must happen. >> on thursday, cia officials told a senate the president was warned late last year. >> while many of the protests stayed peaceful today, experts predict the clock is ticking on mubarak's ruled. what transition would look like is still uncertain pierre >> is not clear at this point here is the address there and who they would want. that is another thing the u.s. needs to clarify. >> questions on how all and if mubarak would leave left
. >> president obama apparently related message to mubarak, advising him not to seek reelection. >> after days of protests, he responded to his opponents. he intends to stay in abbas, but will not seek reelection in september. >> -- to stay in office, but will not seek reelection in september. >> he made the announcement in an address to his nation late tuesday night. >> i will work on the remaining months in my term, so they will take the main steps to guarantee that peaceful transition. >> sympathetic americans held their own protest outside the embassy in washington. >> if you do have free and fair elections in september, i hope you will be wise enough and brave enough to say no to forces within your country, radical islamic forces. >> further complicating to be engaging in and out of the country, the last of egypt's internet providers has gone dark. he had already pulled the plug on the other providers. now over 1600 americans have already been evacuated from egypt, including these college kids from south dakota. now the state department has ordered all non-essential government workers to
political choices, about hurting workers and taking away their rights. >> in ohio today, president obama saw the new republican governor, who was pushing what his state pays workers. democrats mostly opposed forcing cuts on public employees. >> we think we should work with the unions and were collaborative league. >> states are on the front lines of cost-cutting. >> and the conflict is also here in washington, where the disagreement over how quickly and how deeply to cut spending could shut down washington in less than a week. >> and meanwhile, a group of maryland senators is pushing for more than $800 million in tax hikes to restore funding for state roads and education and health care. that proposal put together by democrats is an alternative to gov. martin o'malley's plan. it would raise the gas tax and alcohol tax and cigarette tax. it would also reinstate the millionaire tax and close a tax loophole that allows companies doing business in maryland to avoid the taxes on earnings held out of state. >> are allergies getting more bothersome every year? the doctors say science may prove you'
, president obama said he is concerned about the events in bahrain, libya, and yemen, and condemns violence by governments against protesters. >> the fda says a drug used to prevent preterm births may be harmful to the mother's health. the drug is commonly given to women as a way to get premature delivery. tonight the fda has issued its strongest warning, saying the drug may increase the risk for heart problems and maybe even death in the mother. the drug's label will now warned doctors not to give it to pregnant women for more than three days. a new report reveals the most recent statistics about the health of americans. the information comes from the national center for health statistics which compiles data from federal and state agencies. one out of four adults older than 45 takes staten drugs to lower cholesterol. half of men and one-third of women age 65-74 have taken the drugs, and the study finds an increasing number of americans who are delaying medical and dental care because of the costs. the number of people who died in their homes in 2007 increased to almost any by%. is your job
. anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> this afternoon, barack obama awarded several people the nation's highest civilian honor. >> when you look at the men and women who a here today, it says something about who we are as a people. >> a very special group gathered at the white house this afternoon, honored with the nation's highest civilian award. >> this is one of the things i most look forward to every year, it is a chance to meet with and honor the most extraordinary people in america. >> a man who actually gave the award, for president george h. debbie bush. >> we celebrate an extraordinary life of service and sacrifice. >> dr. maya angelou was honored for her work. as was the man most considered the man's greatest living cellist. a pair of sports legends received the medal for their efforts during competition and outside the games. >> bill russell is someone who stood up for the rights and dignity of all men. >> another giant of the civil- rights movement, now a congressman, john lewis was a member of this distinguished group along with the inves
this morning. we will take a look at some of the damage. >> president obama reaches out to businesses in an effort to try to get them to hire more american workers. the latest, coming up. the >> plus, a peeping tom makas in anne arundel county has police stumped. >> new tonight at 5:30 p.m., a peeping tom was caught in anne arundel county and police are searching for possible market -- for more possible. in the community is on edge because they may have been filmed nude and not known it. >> detectives said this was a difficult case because there are potential victims out there that may not know they have been filled. the unknown numbers are especially unsettling for the cohocton community. >> i do not feel safe and i feel i want this man behind bars. that is where he belongs. >> the police came to my door and they showed me a picture of myself and asked me if that was me and i said, yes. and they said, we are here to inform you that you're a victim of a crime. >> you have a suspect who is basically filming folks. he is wreaking havoc in the community there are surveillance images. we
the attention from the big day. >> also not on the list, president obama and first lady michele. this is not a state wedding. buckingham palace will not confirm who was on the guest list, but sources say members of the military and people representing williams charities are invited to the social event of the year. it is a very strict dress code for man. either a uniform, coach, or in some cases a leisure suit to. keith miller, nbc news, buckingham palace. >> the leisure suit, i do not get. >> a leisure suit? you is what is coming up 6:00. >> a winter storm warning for much of the state. the latest on the approaching batch of snow. >> i am rob roblin. another delay for the icc. >> where was the report? that is what the family of this officer is asking six weeks after he was killed. >> live become a local, late breaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00. >> good evening. our big story tonight at 6:00 is an insta-weather color. the morning commute could be a slow one. snow was on the way. we will work get right over to tom tasselmyer in the 11 insta- weather center. >> temperatures
with plans to appeal president obama's health care reform law. the house passed a bill last month, but senate democrats refused to set to the floor for a vote. tonight, said republicans succeeded in bringing repeal up for a vote by adding it to an aviation bill. >> democrats want to give people the right to reserve and republicans want to take up -- take back patients' rights they already have. >> the american people have made their opinion on this bill known loud and clear. they spoke at the ballot box. >> the white house says it's more than happy to help republicans improve the health care law, but it will not retreat. >> it baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings-blake want you to go read and for american heart month. heart disease is the number-one killer of americans, male and female. the mayor says the way to combat that statistic is to spread awareness and even use the personal experience to help women get serious. >> there are simple things we can do to make our hearts stronger. we can get educated about the risk factors, cut salt intake, and i feel the glare of one of my people who tries
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